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Living Writers: Elizabeth Willis

October 27, 2016 @ 5:20 am - 7:00 pm  |  Humanities Lecture Hall, Room 206


Elizabeth Willis’s most recent book, Alive: New and Selected Poems (New York Review Books, 2015), was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Other books include Address (Wesleyan, 2011), recipient of the PEN New England prize for poetry; Meteoric Flowers (Wesleyan, 2006); Turneresque (Burning Deck, 2003); and The Human Abstract (Penguin, 1995). Her poems have appeared in recent issues of A Public Space, Hambone, Harpers, The New Yorker, and Poetry. Willis has received support from the Guggenheim Foundation, the California Arts Council, and the Howard Foundation. She recently joined the faculty of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

Living Writers is a series of events that are free to students and the public, and happens every Thursday night from 6-7:45pm in the Humanities Lecture Hall, room 206. This series will be focusing on fiction writers as well as filmmakers. It’s going to be an exciting series and we hope to see you there!  For more details, please email us at

11/10 fiction and non-fiction writer Peter Orner, author most recently of Am I Alone Here, a memoir-essay hybrid about living to read/reading to live

Readings sponsored by The Humanities Division, The Porter Hitchcock Poetry Fund, The Literature Department and Poets and Writers Inc.


October 27, 2016
5:20 am - 7:00 pm
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Humanities Lecture Hall, Room 206
UCSC Humanities Lecture Hall, 1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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